The Queen Is the Reason Boris Johnson Would Struggle to Suspend Parliament

(Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain’s Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister — and some politicians are planning to fight him in court.

But he would face a bigger problem: Queen Elizabeth II could stop him first.

As the front-runner to succeed Theresa May later this month, Johnson has committed to take the U.K. out of the European Union on Oct. 31, without a deal if necessary. Fearing an economic crash if Britain leaves without an agreement, members of Parliament have pledged to stop him…
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